This hysterical (and occasionally historical) 90-minute gallop through all things Shakespearean is an irreverent one-man everything there is 'to be or not to be' about William Shakespeare: the greatest soliloquies ever written along with accounts of the funniest disasters ever perpetrated on the stage. Juliet's foolish nurse, gory Macbeth, Hamlet, Richard II, even Charles Dickens, James Thurber, Noel Coward and Stevie Wonder all make appearances during the evening.
Tuesday, July 10 2012
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Tuesday, July 10 2012, 09:06
One year on from her triumphant concert at London's Royal Albert Hall, the Tony Award- winning star of Wicked and TV's Glee, Idina Menzel will return to the UK.
Backed by a 25-piece orchestra live on stage, Idina will sing songs from her diverse musical theatre and pop music repertoire, including a few personal favourites and some exciting new... Continue reading
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Tuesday, July 10 2012, 09:03
Reading Shakespeare plays at school is one thing. Seeing the action unfold live on stage is quite another, a theatre experience to remember. The great bard’s tale of adventure and gender-swapping will leave you astonished and astounded, carried away by this twentieth century production of a tale first told by Shakespeare in the early 1600s.
In the household... Continue reading
Friday, June 15 2012
By Lisa (Apollo Theatre) on Friday, June 15 2012, 09:50
Everyone's favourite explorer is embarking on a LIVE musical adventure in London's West End! In Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer LIVE! Search for the City of Lost Toys, Dora has lost her teddy bear Osito, and the search is on to retrieve him!
Everyone's favourite explorer is embarking on a LIVE musical adventure in London's West End!... Continue reading
Monday, May 21 2012
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Monday, May 21 2012, 14:25
Written by William Shakespeare in around 1591, Richard 111 depicts the Machiavellian rise of a man of ambition, dogged by physical disabilities but determined to take power and win the throne from his popular, good looking brother against all the odds. A story of ambition, greed, cruelty and power, it has been thrilling audiences since it was first written.
Richard, Duke of... Continue reading
Thursday, November 3 2011
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Thursday, November 3 2011, 19:51
David Haig gives the performance of his life as King George III in the West End premiere of Alan Bennett's smash-hit comedy The Madness Of George III.
Originally premiering at the National Theatre in 1991, the play went on to become an international theatrical sensation and was made... Continue reading
Friday, August 5 2011
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Friday, August 5 2011, 10:09
Following his critically acclaimed performance in Arthur Miller's All My Sons at the Apollo Theatre in 2010, David Suchet returns in Eugene O?Neill's masterpiece, Long Day's Journey into Night.
Following his critically acclaimed performance in Arthur Miller's All My Sons at... Continue reading
Monday, June 6 2011
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Monday, June 6 2011, 15:14
Back by popular demand and for 3 nights only in London's glittering West End is the international singing sensation and purr-fect post, post post-modern showgirl Meow Meow.
Following on from her sell-out run at the Soho theatre and her critically acclaimed starring role in Umbrella's of Cherbourg Meow Meow brings her unique cabaret to the Apollo Theatre for her solo West End... Continue reading
Saturday, March 19 2011
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, March 19 2011, 09:24
Saturday, November 27 2010
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, November 27 2010, 21:55
Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) has created an outrageous tell-all that weaves together a hilarious collection of true life stories.
Leslie Jordan, that small man and giant scene stealer, is one of the funniest men in America. He has created an outrageous tell-all that weaves together a hilarious... Continue reading
Tuesday, July 13 2010
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Tuesday, July 13 2010, 10:10
One of Noel Coward's best known plays, Blithe Spirit, returns to the West End, starring Alison Steadman.
Blithe Spirit opened in 1941 when it played for over 2,000 performances. It has been one of the world's favourite comedies ever since. Novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth are literally haunted by a past relationship when an eccentric medium manages to conjure up the ghost... Continue reading
Thursday, July 8 2010
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Thursday, July 8 2010, 13:24
Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove star as a married couple whose relationship is pushed to the brink in Clifford Odets' The Country Girl.
Critically-acclaimed director Rufus Norris leads two of the nation's best-loved and most respected actors in Clifford Odets' glamorous masterpiece THE COUNTRY GIRL, an insight into the turbulent lives of a married couple whose relationship is... Continue reading
Thursday, November 26 2009
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Thursday, November 26 2009, 01:58
Debbie Reynolds celebrates 50 years of show business in this award winning one woman show.
MGM legend and star of Singing in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, That's Entertainment, The Bodyguard, and Will and Grace, Debbie Reynolds celebrates 50 years of show business in this award winning one woman show. Winner of The American Comedy Award, Nominated for two Golden Globes and... Continue reading
Friday, November 13 2009
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Friday, November 13 2009, 10:37
David Suchet and Zoe Wanamaker star in Arthur Miller's compelling drama, All My Sons.
All My Sons - the first great success of Arthur Miller's supremely influential career - is a compelling story of love, guilt and the corrupting power of greed. Joe Keller (David Suchet) is alleged to have supplied World War II fighter planes with defective engines, leading to the deaths of innocent pilots - a crime... Continue reading
Sunday, November 8 2009
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Sunday, November 8 2009, 21:00
Camille O'Sullivan brings her acclaimed show to the West End performing new versions of songs by Jacques Brel, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, David Bowie and more.
After devastating performances on 'Later...with Jools Holland' and five star sell-out shows at The Roundhouse, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Edinburgh Fringe, Camille O'Sullivan brings her acclaimed show to the... Continue reading
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Sunday, November 8 2009, 20:46
For the fourth year running The Gruffalo returns for a limited Christmas season. Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the award winning picture book.
This big scary monster is back in London's West End again this Christmas for the fourth year running in its new home at the beautiful Apollo Theatre Join Mouse on an adventurous... Continue reading
Monday, October 5 2009
By tibo80 (Apollo Theatre) on Monday, October 5 2009, 21:01
Dance musical celebrating the life of Marilyn Monroe featuring over 15 hit songs, including I Wanna Be Loved By You, and Kiss Me.
MARILYN tells the heartbreaking story of a girl who becomes a world-famous film actress without ever achieving real happiness. Renowned for her sensual presence and distinctive vocal talent Marilyn Monroe was the first of a new generation of celebrities famous for her performances on and... Continue reading
By tibo80 (Apollo Theatre) on Monday, October 5 2009, 20:50
Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Cook star in the critically acclaimed Jerusalem, which transfers to the West End after an award winning run on Broadway.
A comic, contemporary vision of rural life in our green and pleasant land, Jez Butterworth's epic new play is wildly original. In part a lament about the erosion of country life and in part a rebuff to the antiseptic modern world, it... Continue reading
Saturday, May 23 2009
By Admin (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, May 23 2009, 01:43
Dylan Moran, star of Black Books, Shaun Of The Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is back with his show, What It Is.
Dylan Moran, star of Black Boots, Shaun Of The Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is back with his show, What It Is. Moran's legendary stand up rants have sold out across the world cementing this unkempt... Continue reading
By London Theatres (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, May 23 2009, 01:38
Ross Noble - Things Ross Noble covers the topic of things, big and small, in his return to the West End stage.
After his mammoth sell-out UK tour Ross Noble returns to the West End stage. Ross Noble was voted one of the top ten greatest stand ups of all time by Channel 4 viewers. Here's your chance to see why. In his new show Ross will be covering the topic... Continue reading
Saturday, March 28 2009
By London Theatres (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, March 28 2009, 14:44
After a sensational run at Sadler's Wells, this poignant, funny and uplifting production starring Prunella Scales and Kacey Ainsworth, comes to the West End.
When the Second World War air raids threaten their safety in the city, Carrie and her brother are evacuated to a small Welsh village. But the countryside has dangers and adventures of its own - and a group of characters who will change... Continue reading
Sunday, November 30 2008
By London Theatres (Apollo Theatre) on Sunday, November 30 2008, 20:11
James McAvoy joins Nigel Harman in Richard Greenberg’s Three Days of Rain, which opens at the Apollo Theatre on Tuesday 10 February 2009 with previews from 30 January 2009.
Walker Janeway (James McAvoy) and his sister Nan reunite for the reading of their father’s will in the Manhattan loft where he lived. A wealthy architect, Ned’s legacy is the iconic,... Continue reading
Saturday, November 29 2008
By London Theatres (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, November 29 2008, 20:06
Award winning comedy starring Sarah Miles and Natalie Casey comes to the West End. When “avant-garde performance artist” Lisa decided to write her mother Ann into her latest play, she went a step too far. Now the stage is set for a riveting mother-daughter showdown, as her well planned show collapses into an explosion of riotous comedy and heartbreaking home truths.
Lisa Kron's autobiographical play Well is about... Continue reading
By London Theatres (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, November 29 2008, 20:03
When 16 year old Charlie Babbit borrows his dads car, he calls the cops. Determined to make it on his own, Charlie leaves. When his dad dies, Charlie gets the car and some rose bushes – but not the money. Hot on the trail of the cash Charlie discovers an unkown autistic brother, Raymond with an extraordinary talent for numbers.
Intent on saving his business, Charlie takes Raymond on a rollercoaster journey involving... Continue reading
By London Theatres (Apollo Theatre) on Saturday, November 29 2008, 19:55
Against a backdrop of glittering decadence, The Vortex centres on the tempestuous relationship between glamorous socialite Florence Lancaster, whose appetite for younger men is fuelled by her refusal to grow old, and her hedonistic son Nicky who finds himself competing for her love. And it's this insatiable need in his mother that is the crux of the 'Vortex of beastliness' that drives Nicky to his demons.
Florence is played by Felicity Kendal whose stage credits include Humble Boy, Clouds, Arcadia, The Real Thing, Happy Days and, most recently... Continue reading